The reasons for delays in obtaining Schengen visas

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There are several reasons why obtaining Schengen visas can be delayed.

Why are there delays in acquiring Schengen visas, and what is the cause?

Due to delays in the UAE Schengen visa process, people are selling concert tickets to Taylor Swift and canceling their travel plans.

Travelers frequently turn to agencies in order to alleviate the complications associated with the application process; nevertheless, experts caution them to be wary of con artists that promise "positive results" in exchange for a fee.

What about getting the coveted visa appointment that seems so difficult to get?

Monaz Billimoria, Regional Head of VFS Global, revealed that the demand for visas to Schengen nations remains high. Travelers from all over the world highly desire the United Arab Emirates due to its close proximity to Europe. "After the pandemic, we have seen a surge in demand extending beyond the traditional summer months, putting pressure on available appointments."

Industry professionals have discussed the impact that increased demand has on vacationers. "Twenty percent of the clients who contact us are unable to secure visa appointments," said Mona Tavakoli, CEO of Souq Al Safar Tourism. "We find it difficult to accommodate these clients." According to Harpreet Singh, a consultant and partner at EzVisas, "We receive a number of inquiries from tourists on a daily basis, asking us to assist them with visa appointments." The summer rush has always had an impact on residents of the UAE.

"Lack of appointments can cause a lot of stress and frustration among clients, considering that they are unable to travel to their preferred destination," said Lisa Foley, a travel counselor who works for the luxury travel company Luxury Travel by Lisa. If they fail to secure appointments, they must either hastily arrange a trip to a visa-free country at significantly higher prices or completely abandon their holiday plans.

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